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In This Issue…
Over To You • LETTERS ON THE April ISSUE
SEE THE WORLD DIFFERENTLY
Mid-Life-What? • As he approaches middle age, Olly Mann ponders the randomness of life, ageing and sports cars
Sigourney Weaver “It’s One Of The Greatest Times To Be In The World” • Throughout her illustrious career, seven-time Golden Globe nominee Sigourney Weaver has redefined what it means to play a hero
Anoushka Shankar I REMEMBER… • Anoushka Shankar (39) is a seven-time Grammy Award-nominated British-Indian sitarist, composer and producer who has worked with everyone from Lenny Kravitz to Herbie Hancock. She is the daughter of the legendary sitar virtuoso, Ravi Shankar
BEATING BLADDER CANCER • The key is early detection—and that’s up to you
HEALTHY INVESTMENTS • What can you buy that will give you the biggest health bang for your buck?
Sense Of Rhythm • What do Joe Biden, Tony Blair, Miley Cyrus and Elton John have in common? They all have heart rhythm disorders, also known as arrhythmias or an irregular heart rhythm. As do about 2 million people in the UK
Ask The Expert: Incontinence
Baby Blues • A visit to a neonatal intensive care unit helps Dr Max with a seemingly impossible decision
The Doctor Is In
The Problem Of Photographic Memory • Start using your brain as well as your camera, says our memory expert, Jonathan Hancock
THE HEALING POWER OF MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS • When you think of valuable mushrooms, you might think of gourmet truffles or posh porcini, but mushrooms are more than just a risotto filling
My Britain: Glasgow
If I Ruled The World Lorelei Mathias • Comedian and “proud ADHD-er” Lorelei Mathias is the founding member of Melon Comedy, whose Edinburgh TV Festival-nominated comedy series is online now
SEXUAL BEREAVEMENT: THE GRIEF WE DON’T TALK ABOUT • We’re getting better at acknowledging that sex in later life is important, but grieving physical intimacy when a partner dies is rarely discussed
Character Studies • In lockdown, Mum and I were able to move past our clashing personalities and connect
Falling In Love, By The Book • Where do bibliophiles exchange sweet nothings?
Where The World Is Your Oyster • Prince Edward Island serves up rural charm and a seafood feast that doesn’t end
My Great Escape: Cramond Island • Our reader Poornima Ramesh explores scenic Scotland
Questions About Contactless • Not everyone has welcomed the arrival of contactless with open arms. Our money expert is here to lay your concerns to rest
On The Money • Andy Webb
MOLLY BAZ • Hot ‘n’ Crispy Chicken Cutlets with Kimchi Ranch
World Kitchen • Lithuania: Šaltibaršciai (“Cold Borscht”)
Coasting Along • This quick, easy craft will give you an instant boost
The Bee In Our Bonnet • Bees are crucial to human survival, but due to climate change, pesticides and habitat destruction, their numbers are in decline. Here’s how to help
Play By Your Own Rules • As COVID restrictions lift in Britain, Catherine Summers considers the impact on our...